Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 78   16 2 1 53 14   7 7 5 29 25
2 Port Vale 38 70   13 3 3 42 18   7 7 5 27 24
3 Sheffield United 36 69   14 2 2 48 15   7 4 7 29 26
4 Bristol Rovers 38 67   9 8 3 32 19   9 5 4 29 22
5 Fulham 39 63   12 5 3 38 23   7 1 11 23 38
6 Preston North End 40 60   12 6 2 48 27   4 6 10 21 28
7 Chester City 38 59   10 6 3 34 16   6 5 8 23 36
8 Swansea City 39 57   11 7 2 31 18   4 5 10 15 24
9 Huddersfield Town 38 55   9 6 4 30 21   7 1 11 25 34
10 Bury 40 55   10 5 5 26 22   5 5 10 27 41
11 Notts. County 39 54   8 7 5 27 21   6 5 8 24 26
12 Reading 39 53   10 6 3 35 21   4 5 11 25 37
13 Brentford 36 52   12 3 4 31 18   2 7 8 22 29
14 Bristol City 38 51   8 3 7 23 20   6 6 8 18 27
15 Mansfield Town 39 50   9 6 5 28 20   3 8 8 14 25
16 Bolton Wanderers 38 48   9 6 3 32 18   3 6 11 12 28
17 Northampton Town 40 47   10 2 8 35 29   4 3 13 20 37
18 Cardiff City 36 45   8 7 2 26 14   3 5 11 12 35
19 Southend United 38 45   8 7 4 28 23   3 5 11 20 41
20 Chesterfield 40 43   9 5 6 31 27   3 2 15 12 47
21 Blackpool 38 39   7 6 6 26 23   2 6 11 16 27
22 Wigan Athletic 36 37   7 3 8 22 19   2 7 9 19 28
23 Aldershot 39 33   6 5 8 26 25   1 7 12 18 43
24 Gillingham 40 31   5 3 12 18 28   4 1 15 19 42